Supreme Court Overturns Ban on Heathrow’s Third Runway

Source: Desmog UK


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Campaigners opposing Heathrow expansion today remained defiant as a top court ruled that the government’s decision to approve it was legal.

The Supreme Court concluded that the UK government was within its rights to green-light a controversial third runway at the airport because it had considered all the appropriate climate change rules it was required to at the time.